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Economics for People and the Planet: Inequality in the Era of Climate Change (Book by James Boyce)

In this episode, our moderator Anotida Chikumbu sits with James K. Boyce, an author, economist, and emeritus professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst where he is also a senior fellow at the Political Economy Research Institute. Jim grew up in Michigan. He received his B.A. at Yale University and doctorate from Oxford University. He has written for Harper’s, Scientific American, Politico, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and numerous scholarly journals, including Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Ecological Economics, Environmental Research Letters, and Climatic Change. He is the recipient of the 2017 Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought and the 2011 Fair Sharing of the Common Heritage Award from Project Censored and the Media Freedom Foundation.

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